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first ladies series continues. we look at the life and influence of barbara bush. >> did i feel prepared? yes. i did notice the difference between being the vice president's wife and the president's wife is huge because the vice president's wife can say anything and nobody cares. the minute you say one thing as the president's wife, you have made the news. >> barbara bush used the office of first lady to promote literacy and to raise awareness about aids and homelessness. she earned her way into the history books. she and abigail adams are the only women to be both a wife and mother of a president. welcome to "first ladies: influence and image." tonight is the story of barbara ush. for the next 90 minutes, to tell us more about her life and influence are two guests. the barbara bush biographer, part of the series we have turned to so often. she is a first ladies scholar. jeffrey engel is the founding director of the center for presidential history at southern methodist university. he is the author of one book on george bush's oreign-policy. we heard barbara bush talk about the fact that
one calls mom. first lady barbara bush not too keen on her son jeb running in 2016. >>> and the pop culture lead. you can blame "sex in the city" but is a risk of a shortened life span another? for one group of viewers it's kind of a mr. big deal. good afternoon, everyone. we're beginning with breaking news coming out of philadelphia after a week full of shootings, authorities tell cnn that at least two students are hurt after fires were shot at the high school in philly. they also tell us that the shots may have come from outside the school through a window. police are on the scene right now. we will, of course, monitor the situation and bring you more information as it develops. turning to the national league, you were never supposed to know that the government was collecting your phone records and putting them in a massive database. it was built in secret, operated in secret and it likely would have been secret had edward snowden not leaked it to the world. now with the cat well out of the bag and coughing up air balls, the president is ordering changes to the way that the americ
mother know best? barbara bush publicly advises her son jeb not to run for president. will he follow her advice? i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> seven months ago, most americans didn't know they existed and then edward snowden changed almost everything. a new chapter in the drama he launched. president obama announcing changes to the government surveillance program in a closely watched speech over at the justice department. the president staked out a middle ground with some reforms to the programs and other contentious procedures being left in place and the president's speech leaves a lot of questions still unanswered. our chief national security correspondent jim sciutto is joining me. a lot of those questions are unanswered but aassume we'll get more answers? >> the president said, in effect, i hear your concerns about this program. both here in the u.s. and overseas. he acknowledged that the u.s. needs to make some changes to build some trust damaged in the wake of snowden's allegations. but he says that some of these programs are necessary to keep us safe. he's
to talk about that next. and 2016 news. former first lady barbara bush says she does not want her son former florida governor jeb bush to run for president. you heard right. you will hear directly from mr. bush who will tell you @w@wowowpg÷÷owúç÷gçngogog >>> in just three days, we have this three threats. president obama insisting he does not need congress. >> i have got a pen and i have got a phone. and i can use that pen to sign executive orders. >> where i can act on my own without congress, i'm going to do. so. >> i'm also going to act on my own if congress is deadlocked. >> and now house speaker john boehner's office posting this response on facebook. president obama says he has a pen and a phone he can use to bypass congress. pens and phones are nice but we have the constitution. senator rand paul joins us. good evening, sir. >> good evening. >> your thoughts on what speaker boehner has posted on his facebook page? >> i couldn't think of a more appropriate response. you know, i think there is a certain amount of arrogance to the president saying hey, i'm in charge
with an interview with her twins, her children. it did not go well. plus, barbara bush does not hold back when asked about whether she'd like to have another one of her sons in the white house. her answer when "the five" returns. >>> welcome back, everybody. because you demanded it, the fastest seven minutes in news, cable, or otherwise. three exceptional stories. >> who demanded? >> nobody demanded it. >> seven minutes, one ecstatic host. first up, kate of the kate & jon plus eight, touted her great relationship with her kids. somebody should have told the kids the topic before they were live on tv. awkward. >> you're out because you want to let the world that you're doing okay. now, maddy, what would you want to say about how you and your sister and your family are doing? >> um -- >> maddy? your words? >> it's hard. it's a hard question. >> oh. >> what about you, cara? >> so this is their chance to talk. this is the most wordless i have heard them all morning. >> yeah. >> i don't want to speak for them, but maddy, go ahead. sort of the things you said in the magazine that years later, they're good
lady, barbara bush, has some candid advice for son, jeb. when he have those details on scrambled politics next. ♪ welcome back [ male announcer ] it's made with the vine-ripened sweetness of fruit, so you can serve up deliciously sweet treats without all the sugar. so let no drink go unsweetened. no spatula un-licked. and no last bit un-sipped. you don't have to throw a party, but you'll probably feel like celebrating. get recipes at intheraw.com. >>> your "first look" at your friday morning of scrambled politics. nbc confirms tom coburn will leave the senate at the end of this congressional term. in a statement, the 65-year-old republican says deepening health problems are to blame. he has been battling a serious recurrence of cancer since last year e was first elected in 2004 and one of the most reliably conservative members. >>> other senate news, this from virginia where the state is in play. former rnc chairman, ed guillespie out with this video announcing his campaign. it would be a promotion for one of his jobs when he worked at a parking attendant at the senate during c
're helped. >> barbara bush, what should in the firstng and about know?and her role we don't >> i don't know. what you don't know. seems to me i everything about the first lady. thing the first first lady ought to know is she not elected president, nor nor wasected president, i elected congressman's wife. i think you all the to know that not an elected official but that you have an opportunity of good things and you ought to take that opportunity. in your book, you that, i am not too sure the american public likes the front and e too center. >> well, that i think's probably true. didn't elect her. do i think they like her to good things. i'm not too sure they want her to be too front and center. elected.'t contrary to popular belief. >> what do you remember about in the white house and your last day in the white house? first day in the white house. from the alking in receiving? h, you know we reviewed the parade. family er we had huge the twins, er they're not going to like this, but going with the baby-sitter bowling alley and ordering a meal. ready to go to the balls and we had the whole
on democrats. >>> and leave it to barbara bush to say it's time for someone not named bush or clinton to run for president. she's talking to you, jeb. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> welcome back to "hardball." while the story of the george washington bridge has opened our eyes to an unseemly culture of exacting political payback in the office of christie appears to be just one of many examples of intimidation and retribution to come out from trenton. in 2010, a grand jury in hunterdon county, new jersey, returned a 43-count indictment of a local shefb and her two deputies for abuse of power and misconduct. according to "the new york times," the sheriff was an active supporter of governor christie. but christie's appointed attorney general then moved in, before long the indictment against the sheriff's office was dismissed for what the state said were charges that sought to criminalize what it called simply bad management. well, there's no evidence that the governor himself ordered the dismissal of the charges. but the prosecutors who origi l originally brought the case
, and they've said so to make it tougher on democrats. >>> and leave it to barbara bush to say it's time for someone not named bush or clinton to run for president. she's talking to you, jeb. and this is "hardball," the place for politics. welcome back. how is everything? there's nothing like being your own boss! and my customers are really liking your flat rate shipping. fedex one rate. really makes my life easier. maybe a promotion is in order. good news. i got a new title. and a raise? management couldn't make that happen. [ male announcer ] introducing fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. [ male announcer ] introducing fedex one rate. new business owner, it would be one thing i've learned is my philosophy is real simple american express open forum is an on-line community, that helps our members connect and share ideas to make smart business decisions. if you mess up, fess up. be your partners best partner. we built it for our members, but it's open for everyone. there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum
't want him to run. we're going to tell you what barbara bush is saying. we'll talk to our "crossfire" panel about bush, another possible 2016 contender. >>> certainly a lot of times it's wise to follow your mother's advice. but if jeb bush wants to run for president, he'll have to go against his mother's wishes. that's because barbara bush says she hopes he won't get in the race. she says her family has spent enough time in the white house. brian todd is joining us now with more on what's going on. brian, this is not the first time we have heard from mrs. bush. is this an indication, though, of how strongly she feels she doesn't want the former florida governor to run for president? >> well, wolf, it seems stronger than just an indication at this point. this is at least the second time barbara bush has said in a very public forum that she does not want jeb bush to run for president. last april, in an interview with nbc's matt lauer, when asked if she thought he should run, mrs. bush said, quote, he's by far the best qualified man, but no, i really don't. she also said at that time, t
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with her twins. it did not go well. feisty former first lady barbara bush doesn't hold back in a newa interview when asked about whether she would like to have another one of her sons in the white house. her answer when "the five" returns. ♪ ♪ there's a new form of innovation taking shape. at a company that's bringing media and technology together. next is every second of nbcuniversal's coverage 0f the 2014 olympic winter games. it's connecting over one million low-income americans to broadband internet at home. it's a place named one america's most veteran friendly employers. next is information and entertainment in ways you never thought possible. welcome to what's next. comcastnbcuniversal. ♪ ♪ >>> welcome back. because you demanded it, the fastest 7 minutes in news, cable or otherwise, three exceptional> stories. seven minutes. first up, kate of the john and kate plus eight fame. kate gosselin appearing on the today show, touting her great with her kids. h somebody should have told the kids the topic before they were live on tv. awkward. >> you want to let the world know y
sat down with an interview with her twins, her children. it did not go well. plus, barbara bush does not hold back when asked about whether she'd like to have another one of her sons in the white house. her answer when "the five" returns. [ male announcer ] this is the story of the little room over the pizza place on chestnut street the modest first floor bedroom in tallinn, estonia and the southbound bus barreli down i-95. ♪ this magic moment it is the story of where every great idea begins. and of those who believed they had thpower to do more. dell is honored to be part of some of the world's great stories. that began much the same way ours did in a little dorm room -- 2713. ♪ this magic moment ♪ i nethat's my geico digital insurance id card - gots all my pertinents on it and such. works for me. turn to the camera. ah, actually i think my eyes might ha... next! digital insurance id cards. just a tap away on the geico app. could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know that when a tree falls in the forest and no one's around,
features barbara bush. in the white house, she focused on the issue of literacy, creating a foundation in her name that was dedicated to the cause. as matriarch of the bush family, she has earned the reputation of being the enforcer, a title she says she deserves. learn more about barbara bush and watch our recent interview when first lady's heirs tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. or a preview, go to our facebook page to see clips from our interview with the former first lady. we have also posted a question about family dynasties and the presidency and whether the office is better served for someone new. go to c-span.com to leave your comments. >> c-span. we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, readings and conferences, and offering complete coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service. we are c-span, created by the cable tv industry 35 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. watch us in hd, like us on facebook, and follow us on twitter. >> next, a discus
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in the form of the nsa. host: thank you. barbara bush says no more political dynasties. do not expect barbara bush to be hosting any job bush fundraisers anytime soon. in an interview on monday on c-span, part of the first lady's series, she says that she is not too keen on making a presidential bid. here is a little bit from the interview. [video clip] >> do you think there is room for another bush in the white house? >> i think this is a great american country. a great country. if we can find more than two or three families to run for high office, that is silly. governors andt great, eligible people to run. that the kennedys and bushes -- there are more families than that. i am not arrogant enough to think that we alone are raising. we are raising public service. servants, whether they are feeding the poor like lara is. is bringingwho affordable health to the world. but, there are a lot of ways to serve. being president is not the only one. i would hope that someone else would run. jeb iss no question that the most qualified person to run, but i hope you won't. there are other families. i r
"washington journal." we continue our series on america's first ladies. the next focus will be barbara bush. next 45tion for the minutes is the issue of presidency and family dynasty. is it time for some new faces? the area code is 202. you can also join in on twitter or facebook or send us an e-mail at journal@c-span.org . from "usa today" -- in the interview, the former first lady and wife fo the 41st president opens up why shey doesn't want her son jeb to run for the white house. jeb bush is a two-term florida governor. decide this year whether he will run in 2016. this tweet was sent out earlier this week from jeb bush. here is more from our interview with barbara bush and her discussion on dynasties and political legacies. >> you think there's room for another bush in the white house? them i think this is a great american country. >> i think this is a great american country. if we cannot find two or three families to run for office that is silly. there are great and eligible people to run. i think the kennedys, clintons, bushes, there are more families than that. not arrogant enough t
. a new interview with barbara bush reveals it is a bond between those two families that goes well beyond politics. >> former first lady barbara bush in an interview on c-span, says her husband, bush xli and bill clinton have become great friends. >> bill visits us every summer. we don't agree blilly but don't talk politics. they are an unlikely pair. one political adversaries their relationship was icy after the bitter 1992 campaign. in 2004 president george w. bush asked his father and clinton to join forces to help victims of the tsunami and later katrina. >> we took seven trips together and this man whom i always liked and respected, i literally came to love. >> reporter: in the years since, they have visited and shared lunches and talked on the phone. a relationship that blossomed into even more. >> i think he thinks of george a little bit like the father he didn't have. >> people began to joke i was getting so close to the bush family i had become the black sheep son. >> i love bill clinton, maybe not as politics but i love bill clinton. >> her sons call her the silver fox and it sh
comment tonight. coming up -- >>> jeb bush has a message for his mother. you heard from barbara bush said, she hopes her son does not run for president. now you'll want to hear what jeb bush says back to her. >> you're pretty good with that shut gun. >> not that i have to be in this range. >> i'm better than annie oakley and i have you right in my sight. >> box office block busters often have lots of violence and lots of guns. movies like kill bill, django unchained and gangs of new york, all produced by harvey weinstein but the movie mogul declaring war on the nra. >> i don't think we need guns in this country. i hate it and i think the nra is a disaster and i'm going to make a movie. i shouldn't say this but i'll tell it to you, howard. i'm going to make a movie with meryl streep and we're going to take this issue head on and they're going to wish they weren't alive when i'm done with them. >> ted cruz's response. >> the hypocrisy about a rich hollywood producer that lives in a fancy neighborhood with police protection, he says he doesn't own a gun but i bet you he has armed security ar
, to make it tougher on democrats. >>> and leave to it barbara bush to say it's time for someone not named bush or clinton to run for president. she is talking you, jeb. this is "hardball," the place for politics. like a ramen noodle- every-night budget. she thought allstate car insurance was out of her reach. until she heard about the value plan. see how much you could save with allstate. are you in good hands? we're gonna be late. ♪ ♪ ♪ oh are we early? [ male announcer ] commute your way with the bold, all-new nissan rogue. ♪ >>> is chris christie wants to be president of the united states, he'll probably need to win the new hampshire primary. and the big newspaper up there is taking the george washington bridge scandal very seriously. take a look at this editorial from the union leader in manchester. if he, christie, was not telling the truth, his political career should be finished. the american people must not tolerate any politician of any party who would callously turn the machinery of the state against the people for his own personal gain. keep in mind that's a very conser
with him? >>> there's one person who doesn't want jeb bush in the white house. his own mom. why barbara bush says she hopes he won't run f he won't, who will? governor mike huckabee joins me with his picks or maybe he'll get barbara's norm. hi, gov. >> good to see you. ... ... ... ... ... ... million dollars over what h called the careless throw of a helmet. remember this guy was our guest by satellite yesterday. he said they threw that helmet, he needed surgery. he said all he really wanted was an apology. he said if the kid would apologize, he'd drop the suit. if the parents apologize, if so, will the coach live up to his word? >>> maybe much bushes in the white house. when asked about 2016 she said she hopes her son former governor jeb bush decides not to run. >> i think this is a great american country. if we can't find more than two or three families to run for high office, that's silly. i think he'll get all my enemies, all his brother's. there are other families. i refuse to accept that had great country isn't raising other wonderful people. >> meantime, another possible 2016 con
barbara bush says she thinks her son jeb would make a good president. but she really doesn't want to see him in the white house. and before she accepts her lifetime achievement award from the screen actor's guild, rita moreno reveals to me details about her love life off-screen. plus, live to the red carpet. the lowdown on all the arrivals and, of course, the dresses. what are they wearing? it's one of the big nights in hollywood. ♪ [ male announcer ] to truck guys, the truck is everything. and when you put them in charge of making an unbeatable truck, good things happen. this is the ram 1500. the 2014 motor trend truck of the year. ♪ and first ever back-to-back champion. guts. glory. ram. did you run into traffic? no, just had to stop by the house to grab a few things. you stopped by the house? uh-huh. yea. alright, whenever you get your stuff, run upstairs, get cleaned up for dinner. you leave the house in good shape? yea. yea, of course. ♪ [ sportscaster talking on tv ] last-second field go-- yea, sure ya did. [ male announcer ] introducing at&t digital life. per
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continues live monday as we look at first lady barbara bush. president obama's advisory group assigned to review the nsa data collection programs as determine those programs did not have a significant effect on stopping terrorism. members of the intelligence review group did not call for ending the program but recommended taking certain information out of the nsa's control. the testified for the senate judiciary committee for a little bit more than two hours. people's pocketbooks are at stake. and we'll be moving in that >> senator grassley will be joining us. occurs at some point, we can recess for a few moments while we go and vote. we are going to hear from the president's review group on intelligence and communication technologies. group on intelligence and communications technologies. i was talking with them briefly in the back and i know this is the first time they've appeared together publicly since the groundbreaking report was released last month and i thank them as i know the president has and others have for taking the time, a lot of time and effort, to prepare this report.
they cannot read. this: doesing to conclusion. you got to educate the parents. >> barbara bush monday night at 9:00. also on c-span radio. on friday, president obama outlined changes to some of the government surveillance programs. collection. data this.o spoke of these are about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you. thank you so much. please, have a seat. at the dawn of our public, a small secret surveillance committee born out of the sons of liberty was established in boston. the group's members included paul revere. they would patrol the streets at night, reporting any signs that the british were preparing raids against america's early patriots. in the civil war, union balloons reconnaissance tracked the size of confederate armies by tracking the number of campfires. in world war ii, codebreakers gave us insight into the japanese warplanes. they intercepted communications, help save the lives of the troops. after the war, the rise of the iron curtain and nuclear weapons only increased the need for sustained intelligence. in the early days of the cold war, president tr
a secret owner and a murky past. >>> why broos barbara bush doest want her son jeb to run for president. millions who need assistance now. we appreciate you spending time with us tonight. >>> up next is the golden age of hollywood going golden but elsewhere. why l.a.'s mayor has declared a state of emergency for the entertainment industry there. next. this is the 900 page document we >> president obama signed the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill today. the measure pays for the government through the end of september. and funds nearly every agency from airports to war cost. the next fiscal challenge facing lawmakers would likely be whether to raise the federal debt ceiling. >>> jeb bush has been mentioned as a presidential contender. his mother barbara bush did not hold back. she says she hopes he won't run. her son jeb is the best candidate but there are others out there. this isn't the first time she has rejected the idea of a third bush in the white house. and the third son was quick to respond to his mom. in a tweet he asked, what date is mothers day this year? asking for a friend
governor's response. that's next. barbara bush you heard what she said about her own son jeb. wait until you hear what she says about former president bill clinton. bill clinton. that's coming up. hungry for the best? it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. want to give them more vitamins, omega 3s, and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. eb's. the only eggs that make better taste and better nutrition... easy. eggland's best eggs. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. it's eb. >>> off-the-record for just a minute. maybe it's my wisconsin upbringing, the government did it again. prediction of snow and the federal government went into usual panic mode and shut down the government for today. i thought it was overreacting. there just isn't that much snow. i was wondering today if i had it all wrong. i turned to kristen powers in the makeup room and asked her opinion. before she could answer i said never mind, kirsten. she is from alaska. she gets it a little snow doesn't scare kirsten powers. if the conditions are so b
in the family, barbara bush doubles down on her opinion that the white house has had enough residents named bush. programming note for you, this sunday on nbc's "meet the press," former defense secretary and cia director robert gates will react to the president's proposals to reform the nsa. but first, white house soup of the day. it's friday. so it's seafood, ragin' cajun gumbo. [ ship horn blows ] no, no, no! stop! humans. one day we're coming up with the theory of relativity, the next... not so much. but that's okay. you're covered with great ideas like optional better car replacement from liberty mutual insurance. total your car, and we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. learn about it at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? yep...doh. [ boy ] slurpably fun and a good source of calcium. dads who get it, get go-gurt. a man who doesn't stand still. but jim has afib, atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly
was typecast. she was cast as the steady woman. and that is what she was. >> did nancy reagan and barbara bush know each other as students at smith college? toi don't know the answer that. i would have to ask. do you know? i think nancy was leaving as barbara bush was coming in. >> she was only there a year or two, so i don't think so. that is a good question. >> we know that nancy went to new york to try acting right out of smith. she was in new york for two years before she went to hollywood. she had a contract at mgm studios. >> a question about her stepfather and the influence on her politics. dr. davis was very active in conservative politics. did that influence her? >> he was a republican. i think that did influence her. when she married ronald reagan, on their first date, reagan was discussing politics. and he's talking about communism. he didn't like communism. she was receptive to his message. >> how did they meet? >> it is an interesting story. this is hollywood in the late 1940's when there was the communist scare. it was after the end of world war ii. people were named for being so
barbara bush's comment today -- >> yes. >> -- no more bushes, no more clintons should run for president. i loved it. as i said earlier, i have a similar mother who gives me her opinion of what i should do all the time, but do you agree, no more bushes and no more clintons? do we have additional candidates on the republican side and who are those candidates? >> well, i think, first of all, what you probably realize is another strong-willed woman and she's never been afraid to voice her opinions. she realizes that they raised a strong-willed independent sons and daughters and he'll do whatever he thinks he should do. i think the bench is pretty deep, frankly, on my side of the aisle. i'm looking more toward governors because at the end of the day i do think it's not necessarily an indictment of the last five years. >> what about tom ridge. >> it's nice to have executive experience before you begin. >> we have to go. >> the debate continues on cross fire as well as facebook and twitter. >> from the left i'm stephanie cutter. >> from the right i'm newt gingrich. join us next time for another e
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, if we are going to compete in this world. >> first lady barbara bush, tonight at 9:00 eastern live on c-span and c-span www.c- span3, also on c- span radio and www.c-span.org. at therrow, a look supreme court decision united versus the federal election commission. then you discuss and on efforts to fight the decision and moves rightste voting legislation. then a look at the u.s. job growth in the coming year, plus your comments by phone, twitter, and facebook on "washington journal," live tomorrow morning and every morning at 7:00 eastern on c-span. talks aboutman transportation and investment and the future of amtrak operations. he spoke for about an hour. [applause] >> thank you, angela. i'm very pleased to have some of my good friends and colleagues here. i would like to talk about 17, i is in the air force, celebrated my 18th birthday by having a drink, and then later when i turn 201i was able to vote. [applause] that is all reversed today, in't it question mark what want to really talk about is three weeks ago i became 65 years old, and i told jim, one of my good friends, that i am
-called ring of steal? >>> also a shocking confession from former firstlidy barbara bush. wait until you hear which powerful democrat she says she's absolutely in love with. farmer: hello, i'm an idaho potato farmer. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, so if you see it, let us know, would you? thanks. what? >>> welcome back to "new day." new developments this morning as russian police scramble to try and stop any terror threats against the olympics. they are certainlying for a terror -- searching for a terror suspect known as the black widow. good morning again, phil. >> reporter: good morning. yes, a black widow, a female suicide bomber they have attacked and killed many times before. in this case russian authorities now fear that one has traveled to sochi at some point in the recrept weeks and is -- recent weeks and a planning a terror attacks. a 22-year-old, russian authorities have distri
in this world. >> first lady barbara bush, live on c-span and c-span three. also on c-span radio, and c- span.org. andn new jersey on tuesday, governor chris christie deliver the annual state of the state address. he spoke for about 15 minutes -- 50 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you. thank you very much. happy new year. lieutenant governor. mr. speaker, congratulations. mr. president. members of the state legislature. friends and fellow new jerseyans. the last week has certainly tested this administration. mistakes were clearly made. and as a result, we let down the people we're entrusted to serve. i know our citizens deserve better. much better. i'm the governor. and i'm ultimately responsible for all that happens on my watch, both good and bad. without a doubt, we will cooperate with all appropriate inquiries to ensure that this breach of trust does not happen again. but i also want to assure the people of new jersey today that what has occurred does not define us or our state. this administratio
ladies series features barbara bush. she focused on the issue of literacy and created a foundation in her name. matriarch, she has earned the title of being the enforcer. first 80s -- first ladies airs live tomorrow. for a preview, go to our facebook page. we have also posted questions about family dynasties and the presidency. is the office better served with someone new? leave your comments. >> c-span, we bring public affairs of vents from washington directly to you. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] we offer complete gavel to gavel coverage as a service. we are c-span. .e were created 35 years ago watch us in hd and like us on facebook. >> government officials testified on capitol hill about the illegal drug trade in afghanistan and how the practice might be impacted when u.s. troops withdraw from the region. countryon in the reached a record high last year and millions of dollars were funneled to the televangelist the hearing was held by the senate drug caucus. >> the narcotics trade funds the taliban and i
will discuss. >>> can't we all just get along? former first lady barbara bush can teach lawmakers a thing or two about good will. she's revealing surprising affection for one former rival. >> bill's father wasn't around. and i think that he thinks of george a little bit like the father he didn't have. and he's very loving to him. and i really appreciate that. and when they went on that long tsunami trip, george told me bill insisted he stay in the bed and bill instisted he was taken care of. and that was really nice. i love bill clinton. maybe not his politics but i love bill clinton. >> there you have it. president obama honored dr. martin luther king's legacy of service by visiting a d.c. soup kitchen. the first family helped prepare the daily meals by joining the assembly line making burritos. vice president biden appeared at the national network's annual mlk breakfast. on the holiday, sarah palin took to her facebook to celebrate the day. the former gop wrote to president obama asking him to stop playing the race card. no explanation on what she meant by that. that follows a quote fro
? jennifer griffin on that. martha: how about this? what former first lady barbara bush said about her son jeb. you won't believe this. we'll come back an play it for you. >> no question in my mind jeb is the best qualified person to run for president but i hope he won't. female announcer: female announcer: get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets, at low clearance prices. and through monday, get three years interest-free financing on selected models. don't miss sleep train's year end clearance sale. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ bulldog: out with the old out with the old and in with the new! mattress discounters' year end clearance sale ends monday! puppy: what's this red tag mean? bulldog: through monday, save up to 40% on clearance mattresses. puppy: oh, here's another. bulldog: that means up to $300 off serta, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic. puppy: i found another red tag! bulldog: what! where? puppy: right here, silly. ha-ha-ha! bulldog: tickles! mattress discounters' year end clearance sale ends monday. ♪ mattress discounters martha: listen to
. that was a lesson i had to learn. very quickly. >> watch our program on first lady barbara bush at www.c- span.org/firstladies. or see it saturday at noon eastern. and our series continues with hillary clinton. chris jersey governor christie coming up at 11:30 a.m. eastern. atually, the house pro forma 11:30 a.m., eastern and chris christie at noon eastern. until the house comes in, discussion from this mornings "washington journal" on campaign finance. -- host: melanie sloan is back at our table. let me show you the tweet from citizens united this morning. it says, today marks the fourth anniversary of our victory for free speech at the supreme court. i would say it marks the victory of anonymous money funneled into our clinical system for political ads. what have you seen since the 2010 decision? we have seen more and more money going into the political system, most of it anonymous. there are organizations called socialfour's which are welfare organizations, which were started initially in order to promote social welfare. but now what we have seen our political people crave -- --ating these
-- usher, and asking him what kind of orchid did mrs. reagan leave for barbara bush when she left the white house. the white house ushers said, i will not answer that question. this is a private -- and i -- i'm thinking, i'm a taxpayer. we pay your salary. this was not a negative question. it was a fine detail, and you run up against that. and that's what you run up against when you write an authorized biography. then those kinds of people will talk to you, but they will write their own history. and you end up with revisionist history. and it isn't accurate. it is an truthful how did you get to washington? >> guest: -- >> host: how did you get to washington transit i came there, if i was little, i came there because i was fascinated by politics and i wanted to work on capitol hill. and i went to see my congressman at the time it was speaker foley. he was then congressman tom foley. >> host: you are from spokane? >> guest: i am from spokane. and tom said, kitty, you can't type or take shorthand. and you really had to be able to do that. but anyway, i ended up getting a six-week job with euge
. some think this should change. this is former first lady barbara bush talking about the prospect of her son jeb running for office. >> if we can't find more than two or three families to run for high office, that's silly. kennedys, clintons, bushes, they are just more families than that. >> here's the thing, wayne, this is not first time the former first lady has expressed this sentiment, saying that here in america we've got about three families that we pick from now. what does it say about our country that we can see a clinton versus a bush hypothetically in 2016, and that 20 of the last 25 years has seen a bush or clinton in the white house? >> yeah, what she's saying makes perfect sense to a lot of americans. the kennedys and clintons and bushes, is that the only families, are those the only families in america to produce political figures? the truth is there's always been these dynasty's, talking about the adam's family or -- >> roosevelts. >> she's discouraging jeb, her youngest son from running. thanks a lot, mom. at the same time, george p. bush is on the ball lot, will likely w
the video first on fox. barbara bush hopes son jeb will not run for president. we'll ask governor mike huckabee what he thinks about that. and what is the enfluential burger of all time. time mag zone makes the pick. i know mine. >> and i would say cheeseburger. >> you know my. teen burger from a mw. it was good. >> we'll check in with you. >> so you. >>> can every member of a fraternity be liable for the actions of one. n86 fraternity brothers named in a lawsuit stemming from a traffic incident. one of the brothers driving a uha packed with beer kegs and killing a woman and injuring two others. >> and the attorney keith sullivan and mark igular. mark, let me start with you. there was one person behind the wheel that day of the tragic accident who nowed down a 30-year-old woman. why would 86 other fraternity members be charged with the crime? >> i don't know. this is why people don't like lawyers. you hold responsible those who do the acts for which there is either negligence and get them in civil court or criminal activity you get them. but did that enclude everyone. even people like
for president in 2016 but not everybody is happy about it. his own mother barbara bush, doesn't want him to run. while she believes he's the best candidate, there are others out there. this is not the first time a first mom has rejected her son into the white house. then he tweeted saying, what day is mother's day? asking for a friend. >>> michelle obama tweeted, she was in the 50 plus club. there will be a birthday bash in the white house. thanks so much for watching. i'm morgan radford. welcome to al jazeera america. i'm morgan radford live from new york city. here are tonight's top stories. at least 16 people were killed after an afghan suicide bomber hit a restaurant in kabul. a u.n. spokesman says four staffers were among those killed. >>> there's been mixed reaction to president obama's change at the national security agency. on friday he ordered the spy agency to limit the collection of records and end the spying on world leaders. don't go enough to protect american privacy. >>> the company
a whim. it's a necessity. if we're going to compete in this world. >> first lady barbara bush monday night at 9:00 eastern live on c-span and c-span 3. also on c-span radio and c-span.org. >> coming up in just a moment your calls and today's headlines live on "washington journal." followed by national security writer and author james bamford and his reaction to president obama's speech about changing government surveillance programs. "washington journal" is next. >> i am ordering a transition that will leave the section 215 bulk collection. we will have the november capabilities we need without the government holiness bulk data. host: that was president obama at the justice department yesterday, laying out policy on government surveillance. that is the topic for today's 3m world "washington journal."
at the life and influence of barbara bush. >> did i feel prepared? yes. did notice the difference between being the vice president's wife and the president's wife is huge because the vice president's wife can say anything and nobody cares. the minute you say one thing as the president's wife, you have made the news. used the office of first lady to promote literacy and to raise awareness about aids and
program on first lady barbara bush at our web site, c-span.org/firstladies or see it saturday on c-span at 7 p.m. eastern, and live monday our series or continues with first lady hillary clinton. [applause] >> vice president joe biden was the keynote speaker monday at the national action network as they marked the martin luther king jr. holiday. the vice president called for the voting rights act to be restored after the supreme court struck town part of the law last -- stalk down part of the law last year. from washington, d.c., this is 25 minutes. [applause] >> let me say in 2008 when the president and vice president was elected, in april of 2009 vice president biden came to national action network's convention this new york. i -- in new york. i said then and i say today that there's no one i know on the national stage that has had a more consistent, courageous record in civil rights than joe biden. many people have become friends of civil rights when it was fashionable. joe biden has always been that friend spanning generations. every generation of civil rights leaders in the la
live on monday as we look at first lady barbara bush. >> president obama's advisory group, assigned to review the n.s.a.'s data collection programs, has determined the programs didn't have a significant effect on stopping terrorism. members of the group didn't call for ending the program but recommended taking certain information out of the n.s.a.'s control. they testified before the senate judiciary committee for little more than two hours. >> senator grassley is going to be joining us. we have a roll call vote expected soon but i want to get this started and then we can, when the oo-- when the vote occurs at some point, we can recess far few minutes while we go and vote. but what's important about this hearing, we're going to hear from the president's review group on intelligence and communications technologies. i was talking briefly with them in the back and i know this is the first time they've appeared together publicly since the groundbreaking report was released last month and i thank them as i know the president has and others have for taking the time, a lot of time and ffor
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